Overview

The Ernest Hemingway Collection is the most comprehensive Hemingway archives in the world and essential to anyone pursuing a definitive or in-depth study of Hemingway and his writing. In addition to the author’s personal papers, the collection includes approximately 11,000 photographs. The Library also houses the personal papers of Hemingway family members, friends, and scholars.

For more information please contact Kennedy.Library@nara.gov or 617.514.1629. For more information about Hemingway-related audiovisual materials, please contact JFK.AVarchives@nara.gov or 617.514.1622.

Collection development policy

Learn more about the Hemingway collection development policy.

Digital collections

A growing number of Hemingway photographs has been digitized and many are available in our Hemingway media galleries. Learn more about our Ernest Hemingway audiovisual materials.

Ask an Archivist

JFKWHP-AR6296-E (crop): President Kennedy Speaks at Press Conference, 25 January 1961

Do you have a research question? Ask an Archivist.